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Helen E Richdale passed away peacefully surrounded by family on 2/25/2020. She was born in Queens, NY and moved to Leonardo, NJ at a young age. Helen was a graduate of Leonardo High School. She resided in Colts Neck for the past 72 years with her beloved husband George. Together they raised two children.

Helen was a bookbinder for many years & later owned her own craft store in Lincroft. She was a member of the Lincroft Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary & a founding member of the Lincroft First Aide Auxiliary. Helen was an avid reader of mystery novels & enjoyed gardening, cooking, jigsaw puzzles, & spending time at home with her family, dogs, horses, & donkeys.

Helen was a beloved wife & a devoted mother who never missed her daughter’s horse shows or her son’s baseball games. She is survived by her husband George, her children Pam Morris & husband Chris, George Richdale & wife Laura. She is also survived by her grandchildren Emma, Colin & wife Meghan, Coleman, Brian & wife Laurena; as well as her great-grandchildren Johnny, Maeve, & Liam.

Visitation will be Sunday 3/1/2020 from 4 to 7 pm at Thompson Memorial Home, 310 Broad St, Red Bank NJ. A funeral service will be held on Monday 3/2/2020 at 10am at Middletown United Methodist Church, 924 Middletown-Lincroft Rd, Middletown NJ followed by internment at Fairview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Lincroft Fire Company or the ASPCA.

Bruce S. Thompson, Owner & Manager, NJ LIC #3740